Seven Ways to Maximize Good Health

Following just seven simple principles can make a big difference in helping us maintain our overall health and lowering the probability of developing many of the diseases that are most debilitating and dreaded, like cancer, heart and lung diseases, stroke, and diabetes.

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Treatments for Stress Incontinence in Women

While stress incontinence may feel embarrassing or demoralizing, remember that it is a medical condition that affects millions of women, and it can be lessened or cured without invasive surgery. Since Kegel exercises are the simplest, safest, and most effective treatment, it should be tried first, but must be done regularly. In fact, Kegel exercises alone, when performed correctly, daily, and for at least six weeks, are extremely likely to reduce symptoms. In the meantime, you can help reduce your symptoms by scheduling regular bathroom breaks, wearing an absorbent liner, or losing weight if you need to.

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Tampon Safety

A widely circulated rumor spread over the Internet alleges that tampons are contaminated with asbestos and dioxin, and that the rayon in some tampons causes toxic shock syndrome.

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